Col de Braus

Touët De L'Escarène, France

The Col de Braus is a col with a length of 10 kilometer. This is a category 1 col. It is located in Touët De L'Escarène, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France. The average grade of this col is 6.3% with a maximum of 9.7%. The Col de Braus ascents from 373 meter at the start, to 1.002 meter at the top, with a total of 629 ascending meters.


Col de Braus Profile


Distance 10 km
Elevation gain 629 m
Average grade 6.3 %
Maximum grade 9.7 %
Climb category 1
Minimum elevation 373 m
Maximum elevation 1002 m

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This side of the Col de Braus is regularly featured as one of the most beautiful climbs in France, thanks largely to the much-photographed, neatly stacked switchbacks.

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